Bills to prevent wrongful convictions face last chance in Connecticut


Connecticut lawmakers must act today to advance two proposed reforms that would prevent wrongful convictions by changing police procedures, officials said. The state’s Judiciary Committee has until 5 p.m. to vote on bills to mandate the recording of police interrogations and to reform that way eyewitness identification procedures are held. Innocence Project Policy Director Stephen Saloom was in Connecticut last week testifying on behalf of the eyewitness reform.

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. (Stamford Advocate, 03/24/08)

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